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1 PUGSLEY, Edmund E. Great Kicking Horse Blunder. First Edition. Signed with inscription from the author to Will R. Bird
Printed by Evergreen Press Limited, Vancouver, B.C., 1973, 
PUGSLEY, Edmund E. The Great Kicking Horse Blunder. (Vancouver, B.C.: Printed by Evergreen Press Limited, 1973). First Edition. Pp [i]-vii,(1),1-95,(1),+ 32 pp plates. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Piercing the Midwest Wilderness. 2. A Banker Flips a Coin andWins a Railway. 3. Women, Church, and Providence. 4. Stephen Resigns. 5. S haughnessy Inherits the No-Tunnel Fiasco. 6. Revelstoke Luck. 7. The Big Black Hole. 8. This Shortcut to Trouble. 9. Watch for Rocks. 10. Yellowhead Revived. 11. The Canadian National Debt Folly in Retrospect. Hindsight. Witha lengthy inscription by the author : “The illustrations are all from my o wn files. The story was gathered over 40 years contact with the men who built the first Canadian coast to coast railway. I was personally associated with many of them in legislative work, and in compiling agreements and briefs. I am concerned today with the “gimme” attitude of so many younger men. They could pull down all the best efforts of the early builders. EEP.” Very good. Signed with inscription from the author to Will R. Bird. 185.00

Price: 185.00 CDN
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